Shore Excursion Details

Panoramic Drive with Nusfjord & Vigten

Leknes, Lofoten Islands, Norway

Panoramic Drive with Nusfjord & Vigten

DETAILS

  • 31/2
    hrs Estimate Duration

This panoramic tour takes in the scenic landscapes of the Lofoten Islands. You’ll head west and drive through the underwater tunnel to Flakstad Island passing the little onion-domed church, believed to have come from Siberia. You’ll visit Nusfjord, one of Norway’s oldest and best preserved fishing villages. Here you’ll have time for a walk around and a visit to the village store and post office which boasts its own postmark. The fishing industry is still very much alive here and large hauls of fish are still caught in season.


Continue to the village of Vikten and to Lofoten Design, idyllically located by the sea. Perhaps browse and shop for unique objects of handmade glass and ceramics or take a stroll along the shore. Afterwards, head back to your ship in Leknes, making photo stops along the way.


Need to Know:

Note: This tour involves walking for approximately 40 minutes on a variety of surfaces including wooden decking, gravel and asphalt. There’s a flight of stairs at the store in Nusfjord and about 5 steps at Lofoten Design in Vikten.

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ACTIVITY ATTRIBUTES

Excursion Type:

Scenic & City Tours

Activity Level:

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Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
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